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The Latest: Bail set over lie in cop shooting investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 11:13am

The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in northern Illinois (all times local):

The Latest: Judge orders defiant Kentucky clerk to jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 11:13am

The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local):

Pope visit this month presents unprecedented security issues

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 11:02am

Those planning security for the New York City leg of the upcoming United States visit of Pope Francis have circled Sept. 25 on their calendars as the perfect storm.

Pilot survives small plane crash into California driveway

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 11:02am

Authorities say one person was killed and another was critically injured when a small plane crashed in a Southern California neighborhood and ended up in the driveway of a home.

Man accused of kidnap hoax, bombing ex-wife's house

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 11:02am

An Oklahoma man is accused of creating bogus social media accounts and claiming he'd been kidnapped to try to get his ex-wife's attention, and later bombing her house in Louisiana.

US: Military, diplomatic families can leave Turkey base area

Lolita C. Baldor and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:52am

Hundreds of military and diplomatic family members near Incirlik air base in southern Turkey are being told they can leave the country, U.S. officials said Thursday, citing increased worries about security threats in the region.

Attorney general: Woman who died in jail was being monitored

Kevin Burbach, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:52am

A 24-year-old South Dakota woman who suffered a fatal methamphetamine overdose while in custody was asked repeatedly by jail staff whether she had taken any illegal drugs and was moved to a holding cell for special monitoring after her cellmate requested medical attention for her, state authorities said Thursday.

Former fire captain alleges sex discrimination

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:51am

A former fire captain of the Saratoga Springs Fire Department is suing the city, claiming the department's new fire chief discriminated against her because she is a woman.

Florida Supreme Court denies Waffle House murderer's appeal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:51am

A regular customer who killed two Waffle House employees and left another for dead during a robbery will remain on Florida's death row.

NY day care worker who left toddlers at mall gets probation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:51am

A day care worker who left a pair of toddlers at a New York mall while she went home to "teach them a lesson" has been sentenced to probation.

Man shoots self while trying to show gun wouldn't fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:41am

A 23-year-old Phoenix man is in critical condition after shooting himself in the head while trying to show that a handgun could not be fired while he had the safety mechanism engaged.

North Dakota frat probed in alleged assault, anti-gay taunts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:41am

A University of North Dakota fraternity chapter has been placed on limited operations pending a police investigation into whether a gay man was assaulted and subjected to taunts about his sexual orientation.

1 Marine killed, 11 hurt in helicopter hard landing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:32am

A heavy-lift military helicopter landed harder and faster than normal during a nighttime training exercise in North Carolina, killing one U.S. Marine and injuring 11 others, the military said.

Richmond Mayor Hutton being treated for cancer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:31am

An eastern Indiana mayor says she will continue overseeing her city's operations while she battles cancer.

Twin Cities coalition launches literacy tutor initiative

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:31am

A coalition of organizations, businesses leaders and educators is launching an initiative to provide better-trained volunteer literacy tutors for students in hopes of closing the achievement gap in Minnesota.

Judge could make ruling this week on school funding lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:31am

A Davidson County judge says she plans to rule this week on whether to grant class-action certification on a lawsuit filed by several school boards alleging Tennessee's education funding shortchanges them and students.

New Y Cross owner: No big changes at former UW, CSU ranch

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:31am

A cattle ranch sold by foundations at the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University despite the objection of its late former owner will continue operating without big changes, according to the new owner.

Clinton camp urged ex-State Dept. employee to testify

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:31am

Aides to presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton urged a former State Department employee who helped set up her private email server to testify before a House investigative panel, but the staffer has said he will assert his constitutional right not to testify.

Carbon County emergency manager faces felony charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:21am

Carbon County's emergency management director is facing criminal charges over allegations that he misused county money.

Georgia releases first results of new standardized test

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:21am

Fewer than 39 percent of Georgia students in each grade level tested last year were proficient or better in English language arts or math.